http://consumerist.com/2007/12/06/first-there-was-jeans-and/

First there was jeans and shirts. Now Nike is reissuing old sneakers “already-vintaged.” Will they fall apart in a few months, just like the real thing? [Nice Kicks via Don’t Believe The Hypebeast]

Shoebuy.com Doesn't Honor 110% Price Guarantee

Shoebuy.com Doesn't Honor 110% Price Guarantee

Shoebuy has a neat 110% discount policy, where they’ll refund you the difference+10% if you find a lower final price (after discounts, tax, shipping, etc.) at a competitor. The only problem is, they take an insurance-claim adjustor’s approach to honoring it—by which we mean, they invent loopholes to void the offer. In one reader’s case, they said that because he used a discount code, his discount wasn’t available to the general public. Therefore his final price didn’t count, case closed, next customer please. The details of their 110% guarantee make zero mention of discount codes or coupons, or of any requirement of public availability. Shoebuy needs to change their policy if they want to take this approach; in the meantime, they should honor their commitment to this customer.

God Visits The Payless Shoe Source

God Visits The Payless Shoe Source

Attention religious people: God has set foot among us in the form of a guy who wants free shoes and slippers from a Payless Shoe Source in Northwest Indiana.

Zappos Has Otherworldy Customer Service

Zappos Has Otherworldy Customer Service

My wife had ordered a pair of sandals from Zappos. When they arrived, she found that they didn’t fit. She tried to order the right size, but Zappos was sold out of her size. So here’s what the company offered: she could return the sandals (for free), Zappos would refund the purchase price and they’d send her a $25 coupon toward her next purchase.

Shopping Online: More Revenue From Clothes And Shoes Than Computers

Shopping Online: More Revenue From Clothes And Shoes Than Computers

In 2006, revenue from skirts, suits and shoes reached $18.3 billion, surpassing that from PCs, printers and word-processing programs, which totaled $17.2 billion, according to a report to be released today by a major trade group.

Endless: Amazon Launches A New Brand

Endless: Amazon Launches A New Brand

Amazon has launched a new site, Endless.com, specializing in shoes and handbags. The site has 250 brands and 15,000 styles and makes the unusual, but tempting, offer of “Free Overnight Shipping.” Really? Really.

Leave Jordan And The Wu-Tang Alone, Corporate America

Leave Jordan And The Wu-Tang Alone, Corporate America

“Streets are talking and apparently they want to you to stop being like Mike and drinking your Ghostface flavored Wu-Juice,” says Don’t Believe the Hypebeast.

Crocs Buys Jibbitz

Crocs Buys Jibbitz

Customize Your Crocs With A Crock

Customize Your Crocs With A Crock

How can we make Crocs more fugly? Enter Jibbitz, colored plastic gemstones you stuff in your Croc holes.

The Hellraiser Sneaker

The Hellraiser Sneaker

Just do it.

Video of iPod Nike Shoe in Action

Here’s an ad explaining how the crazy hooking up an iPod nano to your Nike running shoe works. Pretty f’n cool. It seems like your nano will speak to you and tell you how far you’ve run, how far you have to go, how long you ran, etc. You can then redock your nano and track all your progress on the computer.

Transvestite Consumerist Skewers Shoe Culture

If you’re at work, watch out for F-Bombs, but finally an introspective video montage of women’s shoe culture, exposed by the insight and authority that only a transvestite can bring to the subject.

Product Review: Adidas A3 Epic Men’s Runner

Product Review: Adidas A3 Epic Men’s Runner

Practice what you preach. So we bought a pair of Adidas M3 running shoes at our own Morning Deals suggestion, only $44.90 at Amazon (sold out). We found comparible versions $55 and up at Shopzilla.

The News: Arrogant, Unethical, and Fabulous Edition

The News: Arrogant, Unethical, and Fabulous Edition

• Nah nah nah, kids are circumventing anti-Myspace filters by setting up their own proxy servers from home and accessing them at school.

The Adicolors of the Rainbow

The first two minutes are a touch slow but then the panda and the fish start playing russian roulette.

Don’t Want No Uggs

Showcasing a penchant for dorky punnery and thereby winning our hearts, Kelley writes:

BUY: Cheap Man Shoes

BUY: Cheap Man Shoes

Get some new kicks this Spring. You don’t want to be stuffing your foot up The Man’s ass with those boring old Keds, do you?

Converse Lets You Design Your Chuck Taylors, Just Like Big-Time Rap Stars!

Converse Lets You Design Your Chuck Taylors, Just Like Big-Time Rap Stars!

If you’re possessed by an attraction towards nostalgic ankle-breakers, you may enjoy designing your own “Chuck Talyor” aka “Chucks” aka “Converse All-Star” shoes here.